From my middle school days to adulthood, frizz and I go way back. On my never-ending journey to fight off frizzy strands for good, you can imagine I’ve given every anti-frizz hairspray, serum, and shampoo a fair shot. I had pretty much accepted frizz as a permanent part of my life—until now. When the Redken Fashion Work 12 Versatile Working Spray showed up at my office compliments of the brand for my review, I knew I had to take it home and try it ASAP. After just one use, it became clear that this lightweight finishing hairspray and my frizzy ash blonde hair are a match made in heaven.
Looking to learn more about the hairspray that’s formulated for color-treated hair? Keep scrolling for my full review.
Why Use Redken Fashion Work 12 Versatile Working Spray
Like so many women who dedicate time to styling their manes, I’m a sucker for a quality hairspray. So much so that I typically keep a travel-size bottle in my purse for a mid-day spritz. While strong hold hairsprays are my jam for keeping my wanded curls intact during my weekend outings, I prefer a softer, breezier finish for my heat-styled ringlets or naturally air-dried waves during the work week. Since I’m trying to shampoo my hair less, I’ve also searched high and low for a hairspray formula that doesn’t leave my strands feeling stiff and clumpy by day two.
This brings me to Redken Fashion Work 12 Versatile Working Spray, a versatile hairspray for working, shaping, and finishing styles on color-treated hair. Just a few sprays of the fine, fast-drying mist leave my locks with a medium hold finish that’s easily brushed out at the end of the day—no product buildup, no problem!
As the colder months wind down, I already have warm, beachy weather on the brain. Humid climates tend to amp up my frizz and flatten my already volumeless fine hair. I love the way this humidity-resistant product helps me keep frizz at bay, especially around my hairline where unruly strands tend to pop up the most.
Fashion Work 12 Versatile Working Spray is also formulated with vitamins C and E to protect color-treated hair—which means I can sit under my beach umbrella knowing my blonde hair is safe from fading. Luckily, the brand offers a travel-size version of the sleek black bottle, which I’ll definitely be taking with me on all of my summertime adventures.
How To Use Redken Fashion Work 12 Versatile Working Spray
My hair styling routine typically goes one of two ways: I either apply a dime-sized amount of air dry cream and let my natural waves shine, or I grab my 1-inch curling wand and opt for a full head of curls. Either way, the Fashion Work 12 Versatile Working Spray is a necessity!
Before hot tools go anywhere near my hair, heat protection is an absolute must—so my first step is applying a few spritzes of the Redken Iron Shape 11 Heat Protectant Spray to my mane. Then, I curl 2-inch sections of my hair, applying a few spritzes of Fashion Work 12 to each section before wrapping it around my wand. This trick helps give my ringlets grip. Once my curls are complete, I set my look by applying a few more spritzes of the product throughout my hair.
If I decide to go au naturel for the day, my effortless air dry routine ends with a few spritzes of the spray to give my strands the slightest bit of hold.
Wondering if the Fashion Work 12 Versatile Working Spray is right for you? Whether you’re working with fine, frizzy hair like me or simply need a three-in-one hairspray that works to prep, style, and lock in your looks, you’re going to want to give this product a try!
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